Will I get a copy of the inspection report?
Non-conformities are documented deviations between the ICC-SRCC program requirements or areas where the Quality Management System has been found to be deficient in some way. If identified by the inspector, they will be documented in Part E of the Qualifying or Surveillance Inspection Report Form. Each is described in detail, the significance is rated, and […]
ICC-SRCC provides several documents and resources that can be used by listees to prepare for an inspection. Qualifying and Surveillance Inspection Report Forms: These forms are completed by the inspector and lay out the items that will be assessed. The current forms are available online. ICC-SRCC Rules for Solar Heating & Cooling Listing Reports: This […]
During inspections related to ICC-SRCC certifications and listings, the inspector will: • Review the manufacturer’s quality management system and confirm that it is effectively implemented. Quality systems should include the following (as applicable): o Factory production quality controls o Incoming goods inspections o Instrument calibration and control o Staff training for production and quality control […]
If the production line has not yet begun operation for a new product, an assigned inspection may be postponed at the discretion of ICC-SRCC. Listees in this situation should contact ICCSRCC directly to determine the options available for their certification.
Yes. Inspection is still necessary if the production line has not been operated since the last inspection.
It is preferred that the production line be in operation for any product subject to inspection, but this is not required.
ICC-SRCC strongly prefers to conduct inspections onsite and in-person. However, in some cases, a virtual inspection may be specified. ICC-SRCC will notify manufacturers if they are eligible for a virtual inspection.
Manufacturers should designate a primary contact for each facility subject to inspection. That person is responsible for identifying individuals within the organization who can address the questions from the inspector. See the Qualifying Inspection Form for more information on the kind of information that will be needed. But there is no limit to the number […]
Inspection times may vary depending on the number of certifications and details of the site. But generally, about 4-6 hours onsite. Inspectors may request some documentation in advance to reduce the time spent on-site.